28 days in Italy Itinerary

28 days in Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Naples
— 2 nights
2
Salerno
— 4 nights
3
Sorrento
— 4 nights
4
Rome
— 4 nights
5
Florence
— 5 nights
6
Venice
— 4 nights
7
Verona
— 2 nights
8
Turin
— 2 nights

2
nights
Naples

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): explore the ancient world of Teatro Grande, contemplate the long history of Lupanar, don't miss a visit to Pompeii Archaeological Park, then delve into the distant past at Odeon - Teatro Piccolo, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Napoli. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: browse the exhibits of Museo Cappella Sansevero, learn about all things military at Galleria Borbonica, then explore the ancient world of Parco Acheologico di Ercolano, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Underground Naples.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Naples journey maker website.

Turin to Naples is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Traveling from Turin in August, things will get somewhat warmer in Naples: highs are around 36°C and lows about 25°C. On the 3rd (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Salerno.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Pompeii, Parco Acheologico di Ercolano
Highlights from your plan
Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Parco Acheologico di Ercolano ©
Parco Acheologico di Ercolano
Museo Cappella Sansevero ©
Museo Cappella Sansevero

4
nights
Salerno

Salerno ©
While often overshadowed by the Amalfi Coast's array of quaint villages, Salerno has become one of the region's main areas for culture and entertainment, while remaining relatively unmarked by tourism.
Visit Paestum Ruins and Villa Rufolo for their historical value. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Duomo di Ravello and Duomo di Sant'Andrea. Get out of town with these interesting Salerno side-trips: Castiglione (Lido di Ravello & Spiaggia di castiglione) and Villa Cimbrone Gardens (in Ravello). There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Castello di Arechi, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa della Santissima Annunziata, pause for some serene contemplation at Parrocchia San Giovanni, and examine the collection at Pinacoteca Provinciale Salerno.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Salerno route website.

Getting from Naples to Salerno by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. August in Salerno sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can go by car to Sorrento.

Things to do in Salerno

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Ravello, Santuario dell'Avvocatella, Duomo di Sant'Andrea, Paestum Ruins, Parrocchia San Giovanni
Highlights from your plan
Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello
Villa Cimbrone Gardens ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens
Villa Rufolo ©
Villa Rufolo

4
nights
Sorrento

Sorrento ©
A lovely town easily accessible from almost anywhere in the country, Sorrento overlooks the Bay of Naples and sits right on the Amalfi Drive.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Wine Tours & Tastings and Art & Craft Gallery. Appreciate the collections at Miniaci Art Gallery and MAR - Museo Archeologico Romano. Change things up with these side-trips from Sorrento: Positano (Il Sentiero Degli Dei, Boat Tours & Water Sports, &more). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Spiaggia Grande, take in the spiritual surroundings of St Francis Church and Convent, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di Sant'Antonino, and pause for some serene contemplation at Cattedrale di Sorrento.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Sorrento trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Salerno to Sorrento takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and subway. In August, daytime highs in Sorrento are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Sorrento

Tours · Wineries · Outdoors

Side Trips

Positano, Villa Crawford
Highlights from your plan
Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Spiaggia Grande ©
Spiaggia Grande
Boat Tours & Water Sports

4
nights
Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Visit Colosseum and Piazza Navona for their historical value. Museum-lovers will appreciate Vatican Museums and Galleria Borghese. Explore Rome's surroundings by going to Villa Adriana (in Tivoli) and Le Palme (in Castel Gandolfo). And it doesn't end there: explore the ancient world of Pantheon, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Louis of the French, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cupola di San Pietro, and admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Rome trip builder site.

Getting from Sorrento to Rome by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. August in Rome sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Vatican City, Villa Adriana, Le Palme
Highlights from your plan
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

5
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Get a sense of the local culture at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Ponte Vecchio. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like The Baptistery of St. John and Palazzo Vecchio. Dedicate the 19th (Wed) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, examine the collection at Museo di San Marco, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, and take in nature's colorful creations at The Boboli Gardens.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Florence travel planning app.

Getting from Rome to Florence by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. Traveling from Rome in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Florence, with lows of 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can go by car to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours
Highlights from your plan
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Pitti Palace ©
Pitti Palace

4
nights
Venice

Venice ©
Virtually unchanged for the last six centuries, Venice is actually a group of islands made famous by a series of canals, bridges, monuments, piazzas, and narrow pedestrian lanes.
Get some cultural insight at Piazza San Marco and Peggy Guggenheim Collection. Museum-lovers will appreciate Doge's Palace and Gallerie dell'Accademia. Venture out of the city with trips to Padua (Chiesa degli Eremitani, Scrovegni Chapel, &more) and Bibione (Bibione Spiaggia & La spiaggia di Pluto). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, and enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Venice trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Florence to Venice in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. August in Venice sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to drive to Verona.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Padua, Bibione
Highlights from your plan
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

2
nights
Verona

Verona ©
The famous setting for Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet, Verona is one of northern Italy's main tourist destinations, largely owing to its incredibly rich artistic heritage.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Museo di Castelvecchio, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Anastasia, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Giorgetto o San Pietro Martire, admire the striking features of Casa di Giulietta, then take in panoramic vistas at Torre dei Lamberti, and finally take a stroll through Piazza delle Erbe. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Jamaica Beach, then kick back and relax at Spiaggia-Passeggiata delle Muse, and then stop by Quinzano.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Verona trip builder website.

You can drive from Venice to Verona in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. In August, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can go by car to Turin.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Sirmione
Highlights from your plan
Museo di Castelvecchio ©
Museo di Castelvecchio
Arena di Verona ©
Arena di Verona
Piazza delle Erbe ©
Piazza delle Erbe

2
nights
Turin

Turin ©
A city of technology and industry, Turin is in northwestern Italy, a one-hour drive from the French border and slightly more than that from the Mediterranean Sea.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Museum of the Risorgimento, then see the interesting displays at Museo Nazionale del Cinema, and then admire the masterpieces at Museo Egizio. On your second day here, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Torino e Cappella della Sacra Sindone, contemplate the long history of Palazzo Reale, take in the spiritual surroundings of Santuario della Consolata, then examine the collection at Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile, and finally make a trip to Piazza Castello.

For photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Turin trip website.

You can drive from Verona to Turin in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Verona in August, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Turin: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Turin

Museums · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Museo Nazionale del Cinema ©
Museo Nazionale del Cinema
Museo Egizio ©
Museo Egizio
Duomo di Torino e Cappella della Sacra Sindone ©

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